**MATH 71X Practical Intermediate Algebra**

**5 Units** (Degree Applicable)

Lecture: 90

Prerequisite: MATH 51 or MATH 51B or appropriate placement

Intermediate Algebra for the non-calculus path. Polynomial, rational, radical, exponential, and logarithmic expressions are simplified, equations solved, and real-world phenomena are modeled using least-squares methods, functions graphed and analyzed; linear and nonlinear systems of equations and inequalities; sequences, series, and probabilities; data gathering instruments are used to sample data for curve fitting.

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